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Programme Cover - GP United States 1978
Event: Toyota Grand Prix of the United StatesDate: 1.10.1978
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (USA), unknown lengthDistance: unknownAttendance: unknown

GP United States

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 39

Practiced: 27

Started: 26

Classified: 16

Entry List
Entry List - GP United States 1978
Photos by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood (30), Art (20) and Mark Staunton (5)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 11/03/2005 Last photo update on this page: 19/12/2015
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11 - Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo #BT46/7 - Parmalat RacingBrabham BT46 #BT46/7 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 5th (1:39.892)
Colours: red (+black/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art and Wayne Ellwood
22 - Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo #BT46/8 - Parmalat RacingBrabham BT46 #BT46/8 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 7th (1:40.000)
Colours: red (+black/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
33 - Tyrrell 008 Ford #008/1 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008 #008/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Pironi (F)Result: 10th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:41.815)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
44 - Tyrrell 008 Ford #008/3 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008 #008/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Depailler (F)Result: did not finish (Loose hub assembly)
Grid: 12th (1:40.828)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)
DNS:
Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:38.114)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
77 - McLaren M26 Ford #M26/5 - Lowenbrau Team MclarenMcLaren M26 #M26/5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Lowenbrau Team Mclaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Hunt (GB)Result: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:39.991)
Colours: white/blue (+turquoise/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
88 - McLaren M26 Ford #M26/7 - Lowenbrau Team MclarenMcLaren M26 #M26/7 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Lowenbrau Team Mclaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: 6th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:41.974)
Colours: white/blue (+turquoise/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
99 - ATS HS1 Ford #HS1/1 - Team ATSATS HS1 #HS1/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team ATS (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Bleekemolen (NL)
listed, never drove:
Keke Rosberg (SF)
Result: did not finish (Oil pump)
Grid: 25th (1:43.572)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
1010 - ATS D1 Ford #D1/02 - Team ATSATS D1 #D1/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team ATS (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)
listed, never drove:
Michael Bleekemolen (NL)
Result: did not finish (Gear linkage)
Grid: 15th (1:41.773)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Mark Staunton
1111 - Ferrari 312 T3 #035 - Ferrari SefacFerrari 312 T3 #035 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:39.179)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
1212 - Ferrari 312 T3 #034 - Ferrari SefacFerrari 312 T3 #034 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 4th (1:39.820)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
1414 - Fittipaldi F5A Ford #F5A-2 - Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A #F5A-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: 5th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:41.007)
Colours: yellow (+orange/blue/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
14T14T - Fittipaldi F5A Ford #F5A-1 - Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A #F5A-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: yellow (+orange/blue/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art
1515 - Renault RS01 Turbo #RS01/2 - Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS01 #RS01/2 - Renault EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Equipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:40.136)
Colours: yellow (+white/black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
1616 - Shadow DN9 Ford #DN9-5A - Villager ShadowShadow DN9 #DN9-5A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Villager Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: did not finish (Fuel pump)
Grid: 14th (1:41.681)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
1717 - Shadow DN9 Ford #DN9-1A - Villager ShadowShadow DN9 #DN9-1A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Villager Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: 14th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:41.855)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
1818 - Surtees TS20 Ford #TS20-03 - Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS20 #TS20-03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Durex Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: René Arnoux (F)Result: 9th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:42.541)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
1919 - Surtees TS20 Ford #TS20-01 - Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS20 #TS20-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Beta Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Beppe Gabbiani (I)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 27th (1:45.155)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art and Mark Staunton
2020 - Wolf WR6 Ford #WR6-2 - Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR6 #WR6-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:40.762)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
2121 - Wolf WR5 Ford #WR5 - Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR5 #WR5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)Result: 12th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:42.429)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
2222 - Ensign N177 Ford #MN-08 - Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 #MN-08 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tissot Ensign (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Daly (IRL)Result: 8th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:42.179)
Colours: black (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art
2323 - Ensign N177 Ford #MN-07 - Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 #MN-07 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tissot Ensign (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brett Lunger (USA)Result: 13th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:43.067)
Colours: black (+silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Mark Staunton and Art
2525 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 23rd (1:43.028)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
25T25T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R1 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art
2626 - Ligier JS9 Matra #JS9-02 - Ligier GitanesLigier JS9 #JS9-02 - Matra V12 3000 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: 11th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:40.228)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
2727 - Williams FW06 Ford #FW06/001 - Williams Grand PrixWilliams FW06 #FW06/001 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Williams Grand Prix (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:39.742)
Colours: white (+green/brown)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art and Mark Staunton
27T27T - Williams FW06 Ford #FW06/002 - Williams Grand PrixWilliams FW06 #FW06/002 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Williams Grand Prix (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: white (+green/brown)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art
3636 - Arrows A1 Ford #A1/2A - Warsteiner ArrowsArrows A1 #A1/2A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rolf Stommelen (D)Result: 16th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:42.741)
Colours: gold
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
36T36T - Arrows A1 Ford #A1/3A - Warsteiner ArrowsArrows A1 #A1/3A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: gold
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Mark Staunton
3737 - Merzario A1 Ford #A1/02 - Team MerzarioMerzario A1 #A1/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Merzario (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arturo Merzario (I)Result: did not finish (Gearbox oil leak)
Grid: 26th (1:44.286)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
5555 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: 15th - did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 8th (1:40.034)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood and Art
No photos available:
2TThe car is not available on a photoBrabham BT46 #BT46/5 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
3TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell 008 #008/5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:38.114)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8TThe car is not available on a photoMcLaren M26 #M26/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Lowenbrau Team Mclaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 T3 #036 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15TThe car is not available on a photoRenault RS01 #RS01/3 - Renault EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Equipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16TThe car is not available on a photoShadow DN9 #DN9-4A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Villager Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26TThe car is not available on a photoLigier JS9 #JS9-01 - Matra V12 3000 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
30The car did not arriveMcLaren M26 #M26/6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Liggett Group with BS Fabrications (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Brett Lunger (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
35The car did not arriveArrows A1 # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: gold
Tyres: Goodyear
66The car did not arriveBrabham BT46 #BT46/5 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red (+black/blue)
Tyres: unknown
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